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You are here: Contents > 2006 > Volume 15 Number 5 September 2006

Volume 15 Number 5 September 2006

Contents

AORTIC VALVE DISEASE
Configuration of the Ascending Aorta in Patients with Bicuspid and Tricuspid Aortic Valve Disease Undergoing Aortic Valve Replacement with or without Reduction Aortoplasty
Matthias Bauer MD, Volker Gliech MD, Henryk Siniawski MD, Roland Hetzer MD
594
What do you Mean by Aortic Valve Area: Geometric Orifice Area, Effective Orifice Area, or Gorlin Area?
Damien Garcia Eng., PhD, Lyes Kadem Eng., PhD
601
Value and Limitations of Peak-to-Peak Gradient for Evaluation of Aortic Stenosis [Link 3 (proof)]
Lyes Kadem Eng, PhD, Damien Garcia Eng, PhD, Louis-Gilles Durand Eng, PhD, Régis Rieu PhD, Jean-Gaston Dumesnil MD, Philippe Pibarot DVM
609
Dynamic Morphologic Changes in the Normal Aortic Annulus at Systole and Diastole
Toshinobu Kazui MD, Hiroshi Izumoto MD, Kunihiro Yoshioka MD, Kohei Kawazoe MD
617
Cyclic Pressure and Shear Stress Regulate Matrix Metalloproteinases and Cathepsin Activity in Porcine Aortic Valves
Manu O. Platt BS, Yun Xing PhD, Hanjoong Jo PhD, Ajit. P. Yoganathan PhD
622
Current Hospital Mortality of Aortic Valve Replacement in Octogenarians
Thierry Langanay MD, Jean-Philippe Verhoye MD, Gabriella Ocampo MD, Marco Vola MD, Arnaud Tauran MD, Bertrand De La Tour MD, Thierry Derieux MD, Anne Ingels PhD, Hervé Corbineau MD, Alain Leguerrier MD
630
Editorial: Left Ventricular Dynamics In Valvular Aortic Stenosis [Link 7 pdf - missing]
Harisios Boudoulas MD
638
Left Ventricular Midwall Mechanics in Subjects with Aortic Stenosis and Normal Systolic Chamber Function
Piercarlo Ballo MD, Sergio Mondillo MD, Andrea Motto MD, Sergio A. Faraguti MD
639
Reverse Remodeling of Cardiac Collagen Protein Expression after Surgical Therapy for Experimental Aortic Stenosis
Thomas Walther MD, Andreas Schubert PhD, Thomas Wustmann MD, Volkmar Falk MD, Claudia, Walther MD, Nicolas Doll MD, Ardawan Rastan MD, Jan Gummert MD, Friedrich W. Mohr MD
651
MITRAL VALVE DISEASE
Combined Replacement of Chordae Tendineae with Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Sutures in Mitral Valve Repair: Early and Long-Term Results
Bruno Chiappini MD, Alvaro Sanchez MD, Philippe Noirhomme MD, Robert Verhelst MD, Jean Rubay MD, Alain Poncelet MD, Jean Christophe Funken MD, Gebrine El Khoury MD
657
Mid-Term Results of the ‘Hybrid Maze’: A Combination of Bipolar Radiofrequency and Cryoablation for Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Leonid Sternik MD, Probal Ghosh MD, David Luria MD, Michael Glikson MD, Daniel Shpigelshtein MD, Ateret Malachy MD, Ehud Raanani MD
664
Correlation of Tissue Selectin Expression and Hemodynamic Parameters in Rheumatic Mitral Valve Disease
Lale Tokgözoglu MD, Ilknur Can MD, Petek Korkusuz MD, Esin Asan MD, Necla Özer MD, Metin Demircin MD
671
PREGNANCY AND HEART VALVE DISEASE
Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin in Pregnant Women with Prosthetic Heart Valves
Laurence M. Descarries MD, Line Leduc MD, Paul Khairy MD, Lise-Andrée Mercier MD
679
Cardiac Surgery During Pregnancy
Zafer H. Iscan MD, Levent Mavioglu MD, Kerem M. Vural MD, Seref Kucuker MD
686
DEVICE EVALUATION
Long-Term Results of Aortic Valve Replacement with Edwards Prima Plus Stentless Bioprosthesis: Eleven Years’ Follow Up
Stefano Auriemma MD, Augusto D’Onofrio MD, Massimo Brunelli MD, Paolo Magagna MD, Mariemma Paccanaro MD, Fanny Rulfo MD, Alessandro Fabbri MD
691
Intermediate-Term Results of Medtronic Freestyle Valve for Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Reconstruction in the Ross Procedure
Mehmet S. Bilal MD, Numan A. Aydemir MD, Nihat Cine MD, Tamer Turan MD, Yahya Yildiz MD, Yalim Yalcin MD, Ahmet Celebi MD
696
Plasma ANP and Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System as New Parameters Describing the Hemodynamics of the Circulatory System after Implantation of Stented or Stentless Aortic Valves
Adam Szafranek MD, Marek Jasinski PhD, Maciej Kolowca MD, Marek Gemel MD, Stanislaw Wos PhD
702
Early Wear Development in a Novel Mechanical Heart Valve Prosthesis made from Polymeric Materials
Daniel Medart, Ulrich Steinseifer, Helmut Reul, Thomas Schmitz-Rode
710
CASE REPORTS
Warfarin-Induced Skin Necrosis and Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia following Mitral Valve Replacement for Marantic Endocarditis
Craig A. White MRCS, Darryl A. Chung FRCS, Martyn Thomas FRCP, Michael T. Marrinan FRCS
716
Non-Compaction of the Right Atrium and Left Ventricle in Ebstein’s Malformation
Claudia Stöllberger MD, Wolfgang Kopsa MD, Josef Finsterer MD
719
Obstructive Prosthetic Mitral Valve Thrombosis in Idiopathic Hypereosinophilic Syndrome: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
Michael W. Hii MBBS, Frank C. Firkin FRACP, Andrew I. MacIsaac MD, Michael Yii FRACS
721
Unique Presentation of Hypereosinophilic Syndrome: Recurrent Mitral Prosthetic Valve Thrombosis without Endomyocardial Disease
Lívia Jánoskuti MD, Zsolt Förhécz MD, Mária Lengyel MD
726
Ochronosis of the Aortic Valve and Aorta
Miljenko Kovacevic MD, Ognjen Simic MD, Igor Medved MD, Ksenija Lucin MD, Marijan Padovan MD
730
Successful Double Bioprosthetic Valve Replacement in a 64-Year-Old Man with Carcinoid Syndrome and Bipolar Disorder: Case Report
Sarah S. Tang MRCS, Michael Y. Henein PhD, Anthony De Souza FRCS
733